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vulture Sentence Examples

  • The griffon and the black vulture are also frequently seen.

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  • Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.

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  • Among the birds are the vulture, eagle, falcon, buzzard, kite, lark, nightingale, heron, stork and bustard.

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  • The California vulture, the largest flying bird in North America and fully as large as the Andean condor, is not limited to California but is fairly common there.

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  • The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.

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  • The carrion crow, or black vulture (Catharista atrata), is also common to every part of the country, and is the general scavenger.

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  • (2) connecting him with the vulture and uraeus goddesses, Nekhabi and Buto of the south and north.

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  • de Lorenzo, Venosa e la Regione del Vulture (Bergamo, 1906).

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  • de Lorenzo, Venosa e la regione del Vulture (Bergamo, 1906).

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  • The best known vulture is the common urubu (Cathartes foetens, Illig), which is the universal scavenger of the tropics.

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  • The best known vulture is the common urubu (Cathartes foetens, Illig), which is the universal scavenger of the tropics.

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  • The fable was that this constellation was one of the arrows with which Hercules killed the vulture which gnawed the liver of Prometheus.

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  • The fishing vulture (Gypohierax) is found in all the coast districts, but true vultures are almost entirely absent except from the north, where the small brown Percnopterus makes its appearance.

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  • Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.

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  • Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.

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  • Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.

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  • Among other members of this order are the eagle, osprey, vulture, buzzard, kite and hawk, with about a dozen species in all.

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  • A little armadillo, the mulita, is the living representative of the antediluvian giants Mylodon, Megatherium, &c. The ostrich-Rhea americana-roams everywhere in the plains; and there are a few specimens of the vulture tribe, a native crow (lean, tall and ruffed), partridges and quails.

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  • MONTE VULTURE (anc. Vultur), a mountain of Basilicata, Italy, in the province of Potenza, the summit of which is about 5 m.

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  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.

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  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.

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  • The chief towns are Potenza (pop. 1901, 16,186), Avigliana (18,313), Matera (17, 237), Melfi (14,649), Rionero in Vulture (11,809), Lauria (10,099).

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  • As a rule there are not many birds, but the eagle and the vulture may occasionally be seen; of eatable kinds partridges and wild pigeons are the most abundant.

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  • The high sierras are frequented by condors and eagles of the largest size, and the whole country by the common vulture, while the American ostrich (Rhea americanus) and a species of large stork (the bata or jaburu, Mycteria americans; maximum height, 8 ft.; spread of wings, 8 ft.

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  • Among the birds of prey may be mentioned, besides the cinereous and bearded vultures, the Spanish vulture(Gyps occidentalis), the African or Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteras), which is found among all the mountains of the Peninsula, the Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila Adalberti), the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), the southern eagle-owl (Bubo atheniensis), and various kites and falcons.

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  • On the Euphrates are the following: vulture, owl, raven, &c., falcon (Tinnanculus alaudarius), also the trained to hunt.

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  • On the Euphrates are the following: vulture, owl, raven, &c., falcon (Tinnanculus alaudarius), also the trained to hunt.

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  • CONDOR (Sarcorhamphus gryphus), an American vulture, and almost the largest of existing birds of flight, although by no means attaining the dimensions attributed to it by early writers.

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  • Melfi is picturesquely situated on the lower slopes of Monte Vulture, 1J91 ft.

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  • The province is as a whole mountainous, the highest point being the Monte Pollino (7325 ft.) on the boundary of the province of Cosenza, while the Monte Vulture, at the N.W.

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  • Lammergeier, Lamm, lamb, and Geier, vulture), or bearded vulture, the Falco barbatus of Linnaeus and the Gypaetus barbatus of modern ornithologists, one of the grandest birds-of-prey of the Palaearctic region - inhabiting lofty mountain chains from Portugal to the borders of China, though within historic times it has been exterminated in several of its ancient haunts.

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  • In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.

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  • VENOSA (anc. Venusia, q.v.), a town and bishop's see of the Basilicata in the province of Potenza, Italy, on the eastern side of Mount Vulture, 52 m.

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  • The California vulture is very rare; various species of hawks and golden and bald eagles are common.

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  • To the first class, called alites, belonged the eagle and the vulture; to the second, called oscines, the owl, the crow and the raven.

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  • Birds of prey are represented by the condor, vulture, two species of the carrion-hawk (Polyborus), and owl.

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  • Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.

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  • Of wild animals may be noted the moufflon (Ovis Ammon), the stag, and the wild boar, and among birds various species of the vulture and eagle in the mountains, and the pelican and flamingo (the latter coming in August in large flocks from Africa) in the lagoons.

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  • Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.

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  • Birds include the ostrich, great kori bustard, the eagle, vulture, hawk and crane, francolin, golden cuckoo, bootie, scarlet and yellow finches, kingfishers, parrots (in the eastern regions), pelicans and flamingoes.

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  • The vulture is wanting.

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  • The animals sacred to him were the dog and the vulture.

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  • Cathartes, turkey buzzards, Sarcorhamphus gryphus, condor Gypagus papa, king vulture.

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  • of Potenza, at the foot of Monte Vulture.

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  • 'AQUILA, in astronomy, the " Eagle," sometimes named the " Vulture," a constellation of the northern hemisphere, mentioned by Eudoxus (4th cent.

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  • Monte Vulture >>

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  • bright light of the lobby, Vulture could see the kid more clearly.

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  • culture vulture, she takes delight in illustrating her points with references ranging from Vidal Sassoon to ska music.

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  • culture vulture blog Culture vulture is one of several weblogs produced by Guardian Unlimited.

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  • egret feathers with scarlet vulture feathers below.

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  • These include green peafowl, lesser fishing eagle, red-headed vulture and crested kingfisher.

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  • Make your suggestions for next week's playlist on the Culture Vulture blog.

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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa ): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.

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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.

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  • Also overhead we had an Egyptian vulture, a Montagu's Harrier and several Marsh Harriers.

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  • Plenary Groups of students could tell others in the class how they propose to save the vulture.

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  • My first bird was an Egyptian vulture closely followed by a Short-toed Eagle.

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  • We had another of the vulture species later on; his was the Griffin vulture species later on; his was the Griffin Vulture.

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  • vulture fund, is already rumored to have sniffed.

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  • vulture population has added to their problems.

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  • vulture feeding on a Camel head by the side of the road.

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  • white-headed vulture standing aloof from the rest.

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  • Of wild animals may be noted the moufflon (Ovis Ammon), the stag, and the wild boar, and among birds various species of the vulture and eagle in the mountains, and the pelican and flamingo (the latter coming in August in large flocks from Africa) in the lagoons.

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  • Cathartes, turkey buzzards, Sarcorhamphus gryphus, condor Gypagus papa, king vulture.

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  • A little armadillo, the mulita, is the living representative of the antediluvian giants Mylodon, Megatherium, &c. The ostrich-Rhea americana-roams everywhere in the plains; and there are a few specimens of the vulture tribe, a native crow (lean, tall and ruffed), partridges and quails.

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  • MONTE VULTURE (anc. Vultur), a mountain of Basilicata, Italy, in the province of Potenza, the summit of which is about 5 m.

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  • of Potenza, at the foot of Monte Vulture.

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  • de Lorenzo, Venosa e la regione del Vulture (Bergamo, 1906).

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  • The fishing vulture (Gypohierax) is found in all the coast districts, but true vultures are almost entirely absent except from the north, where the small brown Percnopterus makes its appearance.

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  • (2) connecting him with the vulture and uraeus goddesses, Nekhabi and Buto of the south and north.

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  • 21, 22; compound creatures); (14) the hedgehog (pricks grapes upon its quills); (15) the fox (catches birds by simulating death); (16) the panther (spotted skin; enmity to the dragon; sleeps for three days after meals; allures its prey by sweet odour); (17) the sea-tortoise (or aspidochelone; mistaken by sailors for an island); (18) the partridge (hatches eggs of other birds); (19) the vulture (assisted in birth by a stone with loose kernel); (20) the ant-lion (able neither to take the one food nor to digest the other); (21) the weasel (conceives by the mouth and brings forth by the ear); (22) the unicorn (caught only by a virgin); (23) the beaver (gives up its testes when pursued); (24) the hyaena (a hermaphrodite); (25) the otter (enhydris; enters the crocodile's mouth to kill it); (26) the ichneumon (covers itself with mud to kill the dragon; another version of No.

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  • In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.

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  • The birds of prey are the same as those of central Europe, and include the sea eagle, alpine vulture (Gyps fulvus), buzzard, kites (Gypaetus barbatus and Milvus ater), hawks (e.g.

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  • 'AQUILA, in astronomy, the " Eagle," sometimes named the " Vulture," a constellation of the northern hemisphere, mentioned by Eudoxus (4th cent.

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  • king vulture, Sarcorhampus papa, and G.

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  • The consort of the Pharaoh, in turn, wore the sacred vulture head-dress.

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  • As a rule there are not many birds, but the eagle and the vulture may occasionally be seen; of eatable kinds partridges and wild pigeons are the most abundant.

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  • Melfi is picturesquely situated on the lower slopes of Monte Vulture, 1J91 ft.

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  • The animals sacred to him were the dog and the vulture.

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  • VENOSA (anc. Venusia, q.v.), a town and bishop's see of the Basilicata in the province of Potenza, Italy, on the eastern side of Mount Vulture, 52 m.

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  • Lammergeier, Lamm, lamb, and Geier, vulture), or bearded vulture, the Falco barbatus of Linnaeus and the Gypaetus barbatus of modern ornithologists, one of the grandest birds-of-prey of the Palaearctic region - inhabiting lofty mountain chains from Portugal to the borders of China, though within historic times it has been exterminated in several of its ancient haunts.

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  • The griffon and the black vulture are also frequently seen.

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  • The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.

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  • The Raptores are well represented by a large number of genera and species, which include the condor, eagle, vulture, falcon, hawk and owl.

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  • The carrion crow, or black vulture (Catharista atrata), is also common to every part of the country, and is the general scavenger.

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  • Among the indigenous birds are some birds of prey, as the African vulture, the falcon, the buzzard, the sparrow-hawk and the kite.

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  • Monte Vulture >>

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  • The province is as a whole mountainous, the highest point being the Monte Pollino (7325 ft.) on the boundary of the province of Cosenza, while the Monte Vulture, at the N.W.

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  • The chief towns are Potenza (pop. 1901, 16,186), Avigliana (18,313), Matera (17, 237), Melfi (14,649), Rionero in Vulture (11,809), Lauria (10,099).

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  • The California vulture, the largest flying bird in North America and fully as large as the Andean condor, is not limited to California but is fairly common there.

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  • Birds of prey are represented by the condor, vulture, two species of the carrion-hawk (Polyborus), and owl.

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  • Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.

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  • Birds include the ostrich, great kori bustard, the eagle, vulture, hawk and crane, francolin, golden cuckoo, bootie, scarlet and yellow finches, kingfishers, parrots (in the eastern regions), pelicans and flamingoes.

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  • CONDOR (Sarcorhamphus gryphus), an American vulture, and almost the largest of existing birds of flight, although by no means attaining the dimensions attributed to it by early writers.

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  • The high sierras are frequented by condors and eagles of the largest size, and the whole country by the common vulture, while the American ostrich (Rhea americanus) and a species of large stork (the bata or jaburu, Mycteria americans; maximum height, 8 ft.; spread of wings, 8 ft.

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  • The fable was that this constellation was one of the arrows with which Hercules killed the vulture which gnawed the liver of Prometheus.

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  • The California vulture is very rare; various species of hawks and golden and bald eagles are common.

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  • Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.

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  • To the first class, called alites, belonged the eagle and the vulture; to the second, called oscines, the owl, the crow and the raven.

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  • Among land birds may be enumerated several varieties of eagle, vulture, falcon, owl, crow, jay, magpie, stork, quail, thrush, dove, &c. Pheasants are easily acclimatized; grouse and woodcock are indigenous on the uplands of the north; partridges, in all districts.

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  • Among the birds of prey may be mentioned, besides the cinereous and bearded vultures, the Spanish vulture(Gyps occidentalis), the African or Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteras), which is found among all the mountains of the Peninsula, the Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila Adalberti), the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), the southern eagle-owl (Bubo atheniensis), and various kites and falcons.

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  • Gulls are natural scavengers (like the vulture of Africa): they have an important role to play in cleaning up animal remains.

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  • Vulture hurried in quickly, shutting the door with a snap.

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  • We had good views of a perched Red-headed Vulture and at one point we had Long-billed and White-rumped Vultures circling together for comparison.

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  • Also overhead we had an Egyptian Vulture, a Montagu 's Harrier and several Marsh Harriers.

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  • Plenary Groups of students could tell others in the class how they propose to save the vulture.

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  • My first bird was an Egyptian Vulture closely followed by a Short-toed Eagle.

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  • We had another of the vulture species later on; his was the Griffin Vulture.

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  • Blackstone, the giant US vulture fund, is already rumored to have sniffed.

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  • And now, the crash of the vulture population has added to their problems.

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  • Highlight was a Cinereous Vulture feeding on a Camel head by the side of the road.

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  • Then a cry from Helen and we all scrambled to see a fine White-headed Vulture standing aloof from the rest.

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  • Body outline: Create a scene using fondant vulture figures.

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  • Vulture and Electro have joined the lineup, and Spidey can chase criminals with his own motorcycle or ATV.

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  • Their goal is to rescue a Gulo baby that got caught by the swamp vulture.

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